29 03, 2020

WORLD WATER DAY

2020-03-29T11:19:03+00:00 March 29th, 2020|Donations, Water Collection|

In this time of pandemic crisis we are all concerned about washing our hands frequently. For some people that is a privilege and for others it is a distant reality. In these days of a global pandemic, it is vitally important that everyone washes their hands regularly to protect themselves from the Coronavirus. It was World [...]

25 02, 2020

Give me a pencil and paper and I will write you my story

2020-02-20T15:11:45+00:00 February 25th, 2020|Donations, Schooling|

Almost 200 children received pencils and paper last October and told their stories.  They shared many of their life’s experiences, some sad some very funny.  By stimulating each child’s imagination they not only told wonderful stories but beautifully illustrated those stories with some joyous pictures. Everything we have around us had to be imagined [...]

15 11, 2019

Primary School Children celebrate using a toilet!

2019-10-27T10:18:52+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Donations, Schooling|

Going to the “loo” has a whole new meaning at a Primary School in Ematibira, Western Kenya now that the boys and girls have brand new separate toilet blocks to use, thanks to generous donors Trust UK working with Reach the Children UK. The project was implemented by Reach the Children Kenya. The installation [...]

8 11, 2019

My life at home and at school – 2

2019-10-27T10:13:05+00:00 November 8th, 2019|Schooling|

Earlier this year we held a Story Writing Competition in three Ugandan schools. P6 and P7 students responded enthusiastically;  here are two of the prize winning stories from Richard and Hafuswah, together with a photo of some of the students who took part. As you read the stories, you will readily identify challenges that students [...]

1 11, 2019

How is Ivan getting on?

2019-10-27T10:02:23+00:00 November 1st, 2019|Donations, Support|

Remember Ivan?  We first posted about him back in June.  Here is a recent update about Ivan from Sheikh Idris at YOPDIDA (Youth and Persons with Disability Integrated Development Association). “Ivan is now in Primary 2 with the continuing support of YOPDIDA. I am happy to report that YOPDIDA still provides support including taking [...]

13 09, 2019

PROVIDING ASSISTANCE KNOWS NO BOUNDS

2019-09-06T10:06:32+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Donations|

We are always very grateful to our donors who generously support the projects of Reach the Children. We report back on how their donations have been spent and occasionally we can do something for them.  Trust 2000 recently funded the building of boys and girls toilet blocks at Ematibira Primary School in Kenya.  Hand [...]

4 09, 2019

REMEMBERING MANDY

2019-09-04T16:58:32+00:00 September 4th, 2019|Support|

Our dear friend and former founding Trustee of Reach the Children UK passed away earlier this year. Her love for impoverished children in Uganda and Kenya is illustrated here with her arm around Nora, a grandmother who had many grandchildren.  This was the inspiration for our successful ongoing programme Grandmas Gardens, which provided land, [...]